January 28, 2022

The UWI’s Professor Michael Taylor named among Apolitical’s 100 most influential academics

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The UWI Mona Campus, Jamaica. December 21, 2021. — Professor Michael Taylor, The University of the West Indies, (The UWI) Mona Campus’ Professor of Climate Science, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology and a world renowned expert in climate science has been named among Apolitical’s 100 Most Influential Academics in Government.  This list, […]

Sargassum seaweed clean-up costs Caribbean US$120 million

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From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – The unprecedented levels of sargassum seaweed that washed up on Caribbean beaches in 2018 resulted in estimated clean-up costs of US$120 million, according to Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism and Co-Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM), Hon. Edmund Bartlett. In addition to costly removal, tourism […]